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18u Northern NAFA Nationals

Online Registration: Waitlist

Online Registration for the 18u Northern NAFA Nationals

We are full at 72 teams but will accept teams to the waitlist.

We are excited to host the 18U Nationals in Eden Prairie and Chaska! Registration is open for the 2024 season!

2023 18U Gold Champions: Queens of Diamond

NAFA 18U National Tournament Eden Prairie-Chaska 2024

Dates: July 25-28, 2024

5-game guarantee, 72 teams
* All teams will play three pool games on Thursday and Friday. Bracket play begins on Friday afternoon. All teams are guaranteed to play into Saturday.

Brackets: Gold, Silver, Bronze

Miller Park in Eden Prairie, Community Park in Chaska

$750 registration fee payable to NAFA. Gate fee $200 per team paid to Eden Prairie Fastpitch Association used to pay for field rental and field maintenance.

Two-man umpire crews for all pool and bracket games.

All games are no new inning after 80 minutes.

Mandatory Coaches meeting on Wednesday, July 24.

Home Run Derby: Thursday, July 25 at 7-9 p.m. at Miller Park

Awards: Top four teams in each bracket; team and individual.

Tournament Apparel: NAFA Northern Nationals T-shirts are on sale all tournament at the Miller Park location in Eden Prairie for $20. Cash or checks only.

18 U Hotel Information

Tournament Contacts

Eric Kraushar

MN State Director/Tournament Director

Phone: 651-328-7453

Tournament Directors

Brian Fernette (Community Park, Chaska)
(630) 728-8646

Kyle Field (Miller Park, Eden Prairie)
(612) 978-2753

Field Maps

Tournament Information

2024 NAFA 18U Northern Nationals

Parade of Teams: none

Pin Trading: Optional -- teams can order pins; girls can trade with other teams during the tournament.

Gift Exchange: Optional -- teams switch gift bags upon conclusion of their first pool game. Spend no more than $10-12. Think fun. Candy, Dollar Store items, etc. I will email teams a coach list if they want to participate.

Teams Registered

Number of Teams NAFA REG # Team Name Coach Name Registration Paid
1 WI24-18-01 Wisconsin Rage Chris Beacom Y
2 WI24-18-14 ISA - Royal 18U Jenna Woepse Y
3 WI24-18-08 Central Wisconsin Edge 17U Joan Carroll Y
4 WI24-18-15 Dukes Todd O'Brien Y
5 MN24-18-19 MN EL1TE Gormley Tim Gormley Y
6 MN24-18-01 River City Rush Mike Johnson Y
7 WI24-18-22 Wisconsin Scorpions Mark Dechant Y
8 IL24-18-16 Elgin Heat 17U Jason Krabbe Y
9 MN24-18-04 Gamblers Gold Barry Tienter Y
10 WI24-18-32 Madison Revolution Capuano Emma Capuano Y
11 WI24-18-19 ESA 18U Prospects Matt Caravella Y
12 WI24-18-29 5 Star Wisconsin Skyler Calmes Y
13 WI24-18-31 Madison Revolution Rank Tracy Rank Y
14 WI24-18-18 Southwest Wisconsin All Stars Haley Hutchinson Y
15 IL24-18-12 Express Fastpitch Rick Vernon Y
16 MN24-18-05 Clutch Hitters Hanson Rich Hanson Y
17 WI24-18-23 Central Wisconsin Voodoo Kevin Brown Y
18 MN24-18-20 MN Elite Heagle Skip Heagle Y
19 WI24-18-24 South Appleton Rockers John Hendrick Y
20 MN24-18-06 MN Moose Lauren Nelson Y
21 WI24-18-25 Mississippi Valley Pride Mesa Heit Y
22 WI24-18-37 Wisconsin Redbirds Steve Pliner Y
23 WI24-18-41 Twin Ports Rampage Gabby Gidley Y
24 MN24-18-09 St. Croix Boom Jeff Boser Y
25 IL24-18-10 Rockford Xtreme Mike Intravaia
26 IL24-18-24 Thunderstix 17U Jon Beach Y
27 MN24-18-07 Mission 18U Gold Alex Reak Y
28 612 HS Navy Izzy Okeson
29 WI24-18-07 Falls Angels Randy Kohl Y
30 WI24-18-11 Wisconsin Outlawz Damon Derek Damon Y
31 WI24-18-27 Wisconsin Outlawz Lepak Corey Lepak Y
32 IL24-18-06 Elgin Impact White Don Schrubbe Y
33 MN24-18-08 SE Flyers Matt Hazelton Y
34 WI24-18-38 Warriors Fastpitch 18U Megan Wallace Y
35 WI24-18-28 New Berlin Magic Tim Bonin Y
36 MN24-18-12 MN CHAOS Chris Johnson Y
37 SD24-18-01 TSC Blaze 18U Matt Hansen Y
38 MN24-18-13 TC Blitz '06 Brent Anderson Y
39 MN24-18-14 TC Blitz 18U Dale Stapf Y
40 IL24-18-17 Midwest Sluggers 18U Tim Hoing Y
41 MN24-18-10 MN A's Jones Karlie Jones Y
42 MN24-18-11 MN A's Leicht Jim Leicht Y
43 IL24-18-08 Yorkville Foxes Tom Grove Y
44 SD24-18-02 Brookings Outlaws Bill Kratz Y
45 NE24-18-03 Edge 18U Shawn VanWormer Y
46 ND24-18-03 Fargo-Moorhead Blaze Jake Dodge Y
47 MN24-18-15 TRAA Warriors Gold Keely Salisbury Y
48 ND24-18-02 ND Heat Katie Kulzer Yetterboe Y
49 IL24-18-03 Northern Ice 18U Scot O'Flaherty Y
50 MN24-18-02 MN ICE 18U Gold Kylie Smith Y
51 (Pending) Lady Storm Regional Chad Dye
52 MN24-18-17 Gamblers 18U Cory Chuchna Y
53 MN24-18-16 Red Corvettes Kelly Goeb Y
54 NE24-18-01 Nebraska Echoes National Brad Madsen Y
55 AZ24-18-01 Yuma Havoc Chris Kasid Y
56 ND24-18-01 River City Wolfpack Kyle Christensen Y
57 NE24-18-02 Nebraska Quakes Gold Rory Bowen Y
58 MN24-18-24 North Stars Patrick Shelton Y
59 NE24-18-04 Impact Athletics Arend Wolzen Y
60 IA24-18-01 Top of Iowa B.J. Fessler Y
61 MN24-18-18 MN Riptide MN Riptide Y
62 WI24-18-40 Velocity 18U Billi Jo Vertz Y
63 MN24-18-21 MN Elite Rubischko Dan Rubischko Y
64 WI24-16-20 Sandpipers Gold Wyatt Radanke Y
65 MN Blast Tyler Korby
66 SD24-18-03 Sioux Falls Flash Chris Drake Y
67 MN24-18-22 MN Twisters Black Jeff Arvidson Y
68 MN24-18-23 MN Twisters Red Raquel Bushman Y
69 TRAA Warriors Red Samantha Harrity
70 Minnesota Venom John Martineau
71 MN24-18-25 Hastings Raiders Nick Odman Y
72 MN24-18-26 Catalyst Skluzacek Andy Skluzacek Y

2023 NAFA Northern Nationals 18U Pools & Brackets


1st - Queen of Diamonds; 2nd - Fire Pro Schill; 3rd - Gamblers Gold; 4th - Owatonna Crush

1st - MN A's Leicht; 2nd - Midwest Sluggers '05; 3rd - Goodview Sandlot; 4th - MN A's Jones

1st - River City Rush; 2nd - Chaos Fastpitch; 3rd - Kentucky Intense Valor; 4th - Sanford Sports White